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Justin Thomas of United States studies his second shot on the first green during the third round for the WGC-Mexico Championship golf tournament, at the Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Thomas builds 1-shot lead in Mexico as Rahm makes his move

Feb. 22, 2020 7:18 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Justin Thomas has done just about everything at the Mexico Championship except win. Even with a one-shot lead going into the final round, Saturday was enough of a reminder that no lead is safe at Chapultepec Golf Club and nothing comes easily. Thomas was five shots behind while playing...

Farm workers and activists march along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Demonstrators are protesting Mexican President Andre Manuel Lopez Obrador's infrastructure projects, including a thermoelectric plant in Morelos state and the

Mexicans march to protest major infrastructure projects

Feb. 21, 2020 8:51 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — More than 1,000 people marched through the center of Mexico City on Friday in opposition to the government's largest infrastructure projects. The protest brought together unions, environmentalists, students and representatives of Mexico's indigenous peoples, a mix that would seem a...

Bryson DeChambeau of the United States follows his tee off at the tenth hole during the second round for the WGC-Mexico Championship golf tournament, at the Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Bryson DeChambeau birdies his way to 1-shot lead in Mexico

Feb. 21, 2020 7:35 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau kept making so many birdies in the Mexico Championship that when he rolled in his ninth one from 45 feet, all he could do was throw his hands in the air in pure wonder. He wasn't alone Friday in making birdies, although Rory McIlroy would like to have joined the party....

Viktor Hovland shoots 66 for share of Puerto Rico Open lead

Feb. 21, 2020 6:18 PM EST

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — PGA Tour rookie Viktor Hovland shot a 6-under 66 on Friday at windy Coco Beach for a share of the Puerto Rico Open lead. With most of the top players in the world at the World Golf Championship event in Mexico, the 22-year-old Norwegian eagled the par-5 second and rebounded...

Son of Mexican drug kingpin pleads not guilty to US charges

Feb. 21, 2020 5:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The son of a fugitive Mexican drug kingpin pleaded not guilty Friday to federal drug charges during an appearance in U.S. District Court after his overnight extradition from Mexico. Ruben Oseguera faces charges of conspiracy to distribute large quantities of cocaine and methamphetamine...

Carmen Cruz, center, speaks at a news conference with several activists to denounce the violence against her son, Erick Díaz Cruz, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 in New York. The 26-year-old Mexican tourist, who works as an assistant to the mayor of the Mexican city of Martínez de la Torre, was visiting his mother Feb. 6 when he was shot by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer during an altercation.

Mother of Mexican tourist shot by ICE agent demands justice

Feb. 21, 2020 5:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of a Mexican municipal worker who was shot in the face by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer said on Friday that she wants justice and the federal agent to be held accountable for what he did. Carmen Cruz spoke at a news conference, along with several activists,...

Government: Immigrant from Mexico died in custody in Ohio

Feb. 21, 2020 3:48 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A man from Mexico in government custody and awaiting deportation died by apparent suicide in an Ohio prison, U.S. immigration authorities said Friday. David Hernandez Colula, 34, was being held at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in Youngstown during pending deportation...

Mexico scientist accused as Russian spy held without bail

Feb. 21, 2020 11:11 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A Mexican scientist accused of spying for Russia in Miami will be detained without bail for now, a federal judge decided Friday. The temporary public defender for 35-year-old Hector Cabrera Fuentes said he agreed to remain in jail while his family works to hire a private lawyer. “If...

Kyle Stanley shoots 64 to take lead Puerto Rico Open lead

Feb. 20, 2020 9:46 PM EST

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Kyle Stanley shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open. With most of the top players in the world playing in the World Golf Championship event in Mexico, Stanley had nine birdies and a bogey in windy afternoon...

This wanted poster provided by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department shows Jose Luis Torres Garcia. Authorities are seeking Garcia who is considered

Police search for man after 3 bodies found in California

Feb. 20, 2020 9:16 PM EST

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are seeking an “armed and very dangerous” man who is believed to have killed three men and left their bodies in a Southern California cemetery, the Riverside County sheriff said Thursday. The three men — Perris residents Jaime Covarrubias Espindola,...